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hound

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Etymology

Old English hund, from Proto-Germanic *hundaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kwntós, a variant of *ḱwṓ (dog).

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
hound

Plural
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  1. A dog, particularly a breed with a good sense of smell developed for hunting other animals. (Hunt hound, Hunting hound, hunting dog, hunter)

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Verb

Infinitive
to hound

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to hound (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To persistently harass.

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